Category Archives: Christmas

True Christmas

The weather is horrible and I can’t go anywhere because I have to be at home to let my weird kid sleep every 90 minutes. So you know where I get my jollies now? True Christmas, the best channel in … Continue reading

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Distracting things in Lord of the Rings

A belated happy happy new year to you! I was horribly poorly for most of December, so I spent much of our super-duper Christmas break weeping and watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy in bed. Don’t pity me; this is actually … Continue reading

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Christmas in October

This year I’ve made it my personal – some would say pointless and irritating – mission to defend Christmas. Specifically, Christmas stuff in shops. Every other day or so, a friend will say or tweet or Facebook something like ‘Advent calendars in Sainsbury’s? … Continue reading

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All the things

Hi there! I haven’t posted since September last year because life got stressful and all I could do in my downtime was watch television and drink light beer. Except at Christmas, when all I did was watch television and drink … Continue reading

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Festive!

Hello, did you have a good Christmas? I’ve had a very peaceful week, with wonderful food and thoughtful presents and only slightly too much wine. It’s also been great to wear pyjamas for days on end, as evidenced by this … Continue reading

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Tree-mendous!

I love December. It starts with my birthday and ends with a week off work and more Prosecco than is strictly advisable for a woman of my height and fighting weight. Last weekend Chris took me to The King’s Arms … Continue reading

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Far away my well lit door

Hey hey! Today we arrived at Ikea at 11.50am, ate meatballs, chose a lamp, paid and drove away at 12.50pm. I challenge you to beat this Ikea weekend lunch/shop speed record. It can’t be done! Here’s what else I’ve been … Continue reading

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